About the film
religion historical event medieval
Release Date: January 01, 1965
|Production Companies||:||Excisa S.A., Suevia Films, Midega Film|
|Director||:||José Antonio Nieves Conde|
|Producers||:||Miguel De Echarri|
|Writers||:||José Antonio Nieves Conde, Luis Antonio Ruiz, Luis Antonio Ruiz, Luis Antonio Ruiz|
St Francis arriving in Santiago with two other monks - Juan of Florence and Bernardo de Quintavalle - during a pilgrimage there to visit the tomb of St James the Apostle in the cathedral. He receives a divine revelation to tarry there until the meaning of his vision becomes clear. Faint with hunger he meets Cotolay (the 14-year-old Didier Haudepin) who gives the monks (stolen) figs to eat and leads them to the nearby Mount Pedroso where logging-master Tarna gives them food and lodging in return for work during their stay. While praying on the mountain St Francis believes he has been divinely instructed that his order of mendicant friars...